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: On Air

With Edward Seckerson , who celebrates American Independence Day with a selection of music and musicians from the United States.
6.15 Bach, arr Stokowski
Two Chorale Preludes Philadelphia
Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
6.30 Copland Suite: Appalachian Spring Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7.02 Ives Country Band March New England Orchestra, conductor Kenneth Singleton
7.30 Barber Second Essay
St Louis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
7.52 Gershwin Overture: Of Thee I Sing New Princess Theater Orchestra, conductor John McGlinn
8.02 Sousa The Washington Post Cleveland Symphonic Winds, conductor Frederick Fennell
8.06 Herbert Clarke Sounds from the Hudson Wynton Marsalis (cornet), Eastman Wind Ensemble, conductor Donald Hunsberger
8.24 Mendelssohn Variations
Sérieuses, Op 54
Murray Perahia (piano)
8.48 Uszt Mephisto Waltz No 1 Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti


Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Conductor: Kenneth Singleton
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: John McGlinn
Conductor: Frederick Fennell
Unknown: Wynton Marsalis
Conductor: Donald Hunsberger
Piano: Murray Perahia
Conductor: Georg Solti

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

This week's programme visits Warwick Castle on the occasion of the Warwick and Leamington Festival. Joining Brian Kay and performing live are the Kintamami Saxophone Quartet and the Simon Mayor Trio. Music on disc includes:
Chadwick Jubilee (Symphonic Sketches) Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, conductor Erich Kunzel
Charpentier Joseph Est Bien Marie; 0 Nous Dites, Marie; Laissez Paitre Vos Betes; A la Venue de
Noel Raglan Baroque Players, conductor Nicholas Kraemer
Martinu Le Jazz Lubomir Panek Singers, Prague Symphony Orchestra, conductor Zbynek Vostrak Grainger Tribute to Foster
Monteverdi Choir, English Country
Gardiner Orchestra/John Eliot Gardiner Elgar Symphony No 3 in C minor
(Scherzo) BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Ives Variations on "America" New
York Philharmonic Orchestra/Kurt Masur Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
E-MAIL: [address removed]
* Brian Kay: page 42


Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Simon Mayor Trio.
Conductor: Erich Kunzel
Unknown: Noel Raglan
Conductor: Nicholas Kraemer
Conductor: Zbynek Vostrak

: Artist of the Week Encore

Joan Bakewell meets pianist Malcolm Martineau.
Revised repeat


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Pianist: Malcolm Martineau.

: Music Matters

As a festival of Bangladeshi arts and culture opens in the UK, Ivan Hewett looks at the rich musical heritage of one of the world's poorest countries. Plus a preview of a new BBC2 television series which explores six great Masterworks of 20th-century British classical music.
Producer Jessica Isaacs
See Nightwaves Thursday llpm


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Jessica Isaacs

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Lazar Berman (piano)
Beethoven Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2 (Moonlight)
Chopin Sonata No 2 in B flat minor, Op 35 (Funeral March)
Janacek Sonata 1X1905 in E flat minor (From the Street)
Uszt Nuages Gris ; La Lugubre Gondola; Dante Sonata


Piano: Lazar Berman
Unknown: Uszt Nuages Gris

: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Susan Bickley (soprano), conductor Richard Hickox
Rubbra Ode to the Queen See also Tuesday 10pm


Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Rubbra Ode

: The Orchestras of North America

10: The Graveyard of Conductors
In the final programme, Natalie Wheen examines the New York Philharmonic's tough reputation and presents music for the Fourth of July. Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Alan Hall

: 100 Great Singers

Theatre director Robert Wilson talks about Marlene Dietrich.
Producer Mark Rowlinson


Talks: Robert Wilson
Unknown: Marlene Dietrich.
Producer: Mark Rowlinson

: Centurions

77: Pablo Picasso 's "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon". Historians and critics discuss a key picture by the century's most famous painter. Producer Matthew Dodd


Unknown: Pablo Picasso
Producer: Matthew Dodd

: The Year

Andrew Burton introduces music first performed in 1967, including three major works commissioned for the 125th anniversary season of the New York Philharmonic.
Copland Inscape
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
Maxwell Davies Antechrist The Fires of London, conducted by the Composer Takemitsu November Steps
Katsuya Yokoyama (shakuhachi), Kinshi Tsuruta (biwa), Saito Kinen Orchestra, conductor Seji Ozawa Lennon/McCartney Strawberry Fields Forever The Beatles
Gerhard Symphony No 4 (New York) Tenerife Symphony Orchestra, conductor Victor Pablo Perez
Producer Philip Tagney


Introduces: Andrew Burton
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Katsuya Yokoyama
Unknown: Kinshi Tsuruta
Unknown: Saito Kinen
Conductor: Seji Ozawa
Conductor: Victor Pablo Perez
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Sunday Feature: Settling the Score

From Cylinders and 785 to CDs and the Internet
With Samuel West. The monthly series of documentaries on 20th-century music continues with a survey of the rapid technological advances which have transformed the way we make and perceive music. With contributions from historians Cyril Ehrlich ,
Paddy Scannell and Jenny Doctor , critics Simon Frith and Robert Philip , pianists Susan Tomes and Nikolai Demidenko and producers Jack Pfeiffer and Gidi Boss.
Producer Nick Morgan


Unknown: Samuel West.
Unknown: Cyril Ehrlich
Unknown: Paddy Scannell
Unknown: Jenny Doctor
Unknown: Simon Frith
Pianists: Robert Philip
Pianists: Susan Tomes
Pianists: Nikolai Demidenko
Producers: Jack Pfeiffer
Producers: Gidi Boss.
Producer: Nick Morgan

: Private Passions

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: The Sunday Play: Passing Places

Stephen Greenhorn 's "road movie for radio" adapted from his 1997 stage hit. City boys Brian and Alex flee
Motherwell in a clapped-out Lada with a stolen surfboard on the roof, and head north into rural Scotland with a gangster in hot pursuit. Their destination is Thurso, surfing capital of the North.
Music by lain Johnstone
Director Patrick Rayner Repeat


Unknown: Stephen Greenhorn
Music By: Lain Johnstone
Alex: Paul Thomas Hickey
Brian: Colin McCredie
Binks: Kenneth Bryans
Mirren: Iona Carbarns
Mum: Kathryn Howden
Serge: Finlay Welsh
The Shaper: Liam Brennan

: Across the Atlantic

Music to celebrate American
Independence Day.
Ives Unanswered Question New York Philharmonic/Leonard Bernstein
Barber Adagio for Strings Kronos Quartet

: Choir Works

With Brian Kay.
Music for Vespers
Monteverdi Magnificat (Vespers, 1610) Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, His Majesty's Sackbutts and Cornetts, London Oratory Junior Choir, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Tavener Magnificat (Collegium Regale) Choir of King's College, Cambridge, conductor Stephen Cleobury
Mozart Vesperae Solennes de
Confessore (excerpts) Winchester
Cathedral Choir, Winchester College Quirsters/Christopher
Hogwood Rachmanlnov Great Doxology (Vespers) Corydon Singers/Matthew Best
Handel Dixit Dominus Sixteen Choir and Orchestra/Harry Christophers Repeat


Unknown: Brian Kay.
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Mozart Vesperae Solennes
Unknown: Hogwood Rachmanlnov

: Chamber Music from Manchester

Raphael Walifisch (cello), John York (piano)
Leighton Alleluia Pascha Nostwm Casken A Spring Cadenza
Vainberg Cello Sonata, Op 72
Miaskovsky Cello Sonata No 1, Op 12


Cello: Raphael Walifisch
Piano: John York

: BBC Concert Orchestra

Conductor Jane Glover.
David Matthews Serenade
Britten Suite: A Time There Was
Bridge There Is a Willow Grows aslant a Brook


Conductor: Jane Glover.
Conductor: David Matthews

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
1.00 Choral music by Ligeti, Part, Rautavaara, Valacuite, Narbuitaite and Augustinas
2.00 Mozart Overture: Lucio Silla , K135
2.10 Corelli Trio Sonata, Op 4 No 4
2.20 Palestrina Motets
2.30 Couperin Ordre No 8 in B minor
3.00 Berlioz Overture: Camaval Romain
3.10 Rossum Violin Concerto No 2
3.45 Mozart Piano Sonata, K330
4.10 Diethelm Variations, Op 294
4.20 Beethoven Triple Concerto, Op 56
5.00 Bruhns Der Herr Hat Seinen Stuhl
5.10 Bach Violin Sonata, BWV1017 530 Weber Clarinet Concerto No 2 in E flat
5.50 Bach, arr anon Violin Sonata in A minor, BWV1003 (3rd mvt)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Lucio Silla
Unknown: Camaval Romain

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